SpecialityDirector and advisor for business tranformation at Best Advisory
Vedran Antoljak has international experience in public and private sector. Over a period of 28+ years, Vedran has developed, led or participated in various projects of regional and global corporations, international institutions, regional governments, and small and medium enterprises. Prior to Best Advisory, Vedran founded and ran for 13 years one of the leading consulting firms in Southeast Europe- Apsolon (Sense Consulting). Prior to assuming the position of Head of the Special Unit for HITROREZ at the office of the Prime Minister of Croatia, Vedran was a Senior Advisor at the global strategic consulting firm; and has worked for 8 years as a World Bank Private Sector Development Advisor and Head of the International Finance Corporation (IFC). In first years of his career, Vedran, as an entrepreneur, founded, developed and sold Startup for consulting in the field of information and communication technology.
Vedran has a wide range of experience, knowledge and practical skills in regulatory environment reforms, project management and corporate business development such as organizational restructuring, strategy development and business planning, optimization, digitalization, etc.
Vedran was educated in Zagreb, Austria, Slovenia, and the United States. He holds a degree in foreign trade from the Institute of Economics in Graz and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Graz, he has studied at Harvard, IMD, Duke and Bled. Vedran is the author of the business bestseller 'Design Thinking for non-designers', he is also the author of a number of professional articles and local and international studies.